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  1. Kyle Long and the Bears: How? Why?

    Kevin Seifert

    It's easy to make a list of why the Chicago Bears shouldn't have drafted Oregon guard Kyle Long. Long has a thin Division I resume, having played in 11 games during his only year at Oregon and starting less than half of them. He has a long list...

    Blog | April 26, 2013
  2. Podcast: Chatting with Afternoon Saloon

    Kevin Seifert

    BOURBONNAIS, Ill. -- I checked in with ESPN 1000's Afternoon Saloon during the first day of Chicago Bears training camp, and we broke down the Bears and the rest of the division. I even got a chance to correct Jurko on a generational personnel mistak...

    Blog | July 31, 2010
  3. Chat wrap: A division title before December?

    Kevin Seifert

    Posted by's Kevin Seifert Our Tuesday chat over at SportsNation included more than a few questions about playoff scenarios, an unusual topic for the second week of November, but nevertheless relevant in our suddenly reeling division. I...

    Blog | November 11, 2009
  4. 'Kickalicious' is latest Packers interest

    Kevin Seifert

    So here's an interesting intra-division twist: "Kickalicious" worked out Friday morning for the Green Bay Packers, according to his Twitter account as well as a source of my colleague Rob Demovsky. Havard Rugland is the Norwegian-born place-kicker...

    Blog | August 30, 2013
  5. Video: NFL Live projects the NFC North

    Kevin Seifert

    In this "NFL Live OT" segment, Merril Hoge and Herm Edwards break down each NFC North team and pick a division winner. All I'll tell you is that they did not agree on the team who will be atop the standings when the season ends....

    Blog | July 31, 2013
  6. On that 2010 Lions-Vikings draft trade

    Kevin Seifert

    Jahvid Best's official departure from the Detroit Lions merits a look back at the intra-division trade that made him the No. 30 overall pick of the 2010 NFL draft. As you might recall, the Vikings sent that pick to the Lions in exchange for select...

    Blog | July 18, 2013
  7. Clayton on the NFC North's huge payrolls

    Kevin Seifert's John Clayton broached a rarely-discussed facet of NFL finances -- annual payroll -- and noted in his weekly mailbag that no division will pay out more cash to its players this season than the NFC North. Payroll figures are entirely separa...

    Blog | July 15, 2013
  8. A crossroads season for NFC North QBs

    Kevin Seifert

    We've spent the past five years on this blog documenting and analyzing elite quarterback play. As the NFC North morphed from the "Black and Blue" division to "Air and Space," we chronicled an MVP year (Aaron Rodgers, 2011) and arguably the best seaso...

    Blog | July 09, 2013
  9. Fantasy hint: Martellus Bennett over Finley?

    Kevin Seifert

    Make sure you watch until the end of this Fantasy Roundtable clip to see how's experts ranked the NFC North's tight ends. I wasn't shocked to see the Minnesota Vikings' Kyle Rudolph the top ranked in this division and No. 7 overall, but I...

    Blog | July 01, 2013
  10. Financial details for Bishop, Idonije

    Kevin Seifert

    While we have a moment on what we hope will be a quiet NFL weekend, let's review the financial particulars of two veteran players who moved within the division this week. As always, we try to use financial terms to better understand how the league an...

    Blog | June 29, 2013
  11. ChatWrap: Veterans who leave the Packers

    Kevin Seifert

    Tuesday's SportsNation chat brought a nuanced discussion amid the continuing intra-division flow from the Green Bay Packers to the Minnesota Vikings. It's usually assumed that successful general managers only allow veteran players to leave when their...

    Blog | June 26, 2013
  12. ChatWrap: Futures of Schwartz, Frazier

    Kevin Seifert

    The NFC North was busier than I thought it would be this week (silly me). We had the potential of intradivision division movement by linebacker Desmond Bishop as well as what turned out to be an extended stay at the Minnesota Vikings' mandatory minic...

    Blog | June 22, 2013
  13. Eight in the box: Secondary status check

    Kevin Seifert

    How does each NFC North team look in the secondary, and what still needs to be done? Chicago Bears: No team in this division is set up quite as well as the Bears, who have a pair of returning Pro Bowl cornerbacks in Charles Tillman and Tim Jenning...

    Blog | June 21, 2013
  14. BBAO: Final days of offseason work

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: Good morning everyone. I hope you all had a great week. The lights in NFC North blog headquarters are back on and we're humming along at full strength. But I can't say the same for three of our division teams, who...

    Blog | June 17, 2013
  15. Louis Delmas can't practice -- already?!

    Kevin Seifert

    Catching up around the division Wednesday after Brian Urlacher's retirement illuminated at least one curious development. Detroit Lions safety Louis Delmas isn't participating in organized team activities (OTAs), and not just simply to avoid wear ...

    Blog | May 22, 2013
  16. Football Outsiders: Remaining needs

    Kevin Seifert

    Football Outsiders, a statistics-based analysis service, has been producing division-by-division Insider files on remaining team needs. You'll need a subscription to read the entire NFC North post , but below I've taken a few excerpts and written a f...

    Blog | May 18, 2013